Bass Guitar Lessons and Coaching

Learn skills to play and love the bass guitar

Bass Guitar Lessons
(in person)

Lessons involve bass guitar technique and song playing

You will need …
— a bass guitar
— a pick (optional)
— a folder/binder for music and notes
— a pencil
& a sense of adventure!

40 minutes @ $45

(includes a $5 admin fee)*

Bass Guitar Lessons
(online)*

*currently unavailable

Lessons involve bass guitar technique and song playing

You will need …
— a bass guitar
— a pick (optional)
— a folder/binder for music and notes
— a pencil
— a space where you can play freely
— a reliable internet connection
— a device with a webcam (preferably a laptop) and headphones
& a sense of fun!

40 minutes @ $45

(includes a $5 admin fee)*

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As your bass guitar teacher/coach Peter’s enthusiastic guidance will motivate you to become a better instrumentalist — whether playing for your own enjoyment, as a solo performer or as part of a duo/band.

Lessons involve bass guitar technique and song delivery
• first steps in understanding the bass guitar
• tips on playing the bass guitar – posture and breathing – hand position and fingering – changing bad playing habits – tuning and looking after your instrument
• learn to play songs – easy playing arpeggios– tempo, rhythm patterns and accents – short cuts and tricks – how songs are built and music theory along with
• playing and performing songs – amplification and effects pedals – styling/genre techniques – using internet resources


Peter has played and loved the guitar since he was 11 years old. He has performed as a solo lead guitarist in a variety of bands, including rock, pop, blues and jazz. He has been an accompanist for singers and has worked as a session musician. Peter has also built several guitars and is well known as an international maker of musical instruments and accessories. Finding it a positive thing in his own life, he seeks to instill a love of the instrument in the student.